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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans snap general election: reports

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 04:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japanese prime minister plans to hold countrywide polls on December 14, two years ahead of schedule, as he seeks to support for his administration by delaying a 2 per cent tax increase. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to hold snap elections on December 14, two years ahead of schedule, as he seeks to bolster his public support by delaying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1640630/japan-prime-minister-shinzo-abe-plans-snap-general-election
  2. News - China - CRIME

    China executes Japanese man for smuggling amphetamines

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 12:44pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japanese national convicted of trafficking stimulant drug executed in China, Japan's foreign minister says amid regional tensions over maritime territorial disputes Chinese authorities on Friday executed a Japanese man who had been sentenced to death in connection with smuggling a stimulant drug, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1558899/japanese-man-executed-china-smuggling-amphetamines
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan, Britain to launch joint research into fighter jet missile technology

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Months after Tokyo lifted a ban on weapons exports, media reports indicate agreement to develop missile technology with the UK and a parts deal with the US for its Patriot system Japan and Britain are to jointly develop missile technology for fighter jets, while Tokyo may also start exporting Japanese-made parts for US surface-to-air missiles, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555561/japan-and-britain-launch-joint-research-fighter-jet-missile-technology
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Flooding, havoc as Typhoon Neoguri batters Japanese mainland

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 01:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Several dead and many more injured as Typhoon Neoguri strikes the Japanese mainland with torrential rain and heavy winds causing deadly floods and mudslides Typhoon Neoguri slammed into the Japanese mainland on Thursday bringing widespread flooding, ripping trees from their roots and leaving houses half-buried under mud, as tens of thousands were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1551017/flooding-havoc-typhoon-neoguri-batters-japanese-mainland
  5. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan, Australia discuss closer military ties and submarine deal in Tokyo talks

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:10am by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Defence ministers stress 'special relationship' between Japan and Australia while agreeing to increase links and discuss submarine technology deal Japan and Australia said on Wednesday they have stepped up their defence ties and moved toward a possible future submarine deal, as assertive China stirs tension in the Asia-Pacific region. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530647/japan-australia-discuss-closer-military-ties-and-submarine-deal-tokyo
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan PM may visit North Korea in cold war kidnap probe

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 04:20pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Tokyo says Shinzo Abe may visit Pyongyang in connection with a re-opened investigation into Japanese citizens allegedly kidnapped by North Korea during the cold war Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may visit North Korea, Japan said on Tuesday, days after announcing a deal to re-open an investigation into Japanese citizens kidnapped by spies during ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1524548/japan-pm-may-visit-north-korea-cold-war-kidnap-probe
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Lawnmowers move over as goats cut the grass

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 07:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Goats love to munch on weeds and grass so a Tokyo apartment operator has ditched its mowers and employed the animals instead A Japanese condominium complex has decided to ditch noisy lawnmowers and their paid pushers for a more natural option: goats. The suburban Tokyo complex has obtained four grass-munching animals to help beautify the walled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1357888/lawnmowers-move-over-goats-cut-grass
  8. News - China - DISPUTED TERRITORY

    Japan says China ships spotted close to disputed islands

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 05:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japanese coastguard sights ships from China in area around disputed islands as Tokyo conducts naval drills Four Chinese coastguard ships sailed into disputed waters off islands in the East China Sea on Saturday, Japanese officials said, as Tokyo continued a massive drill aimed at bolstering defence of the remote islands it claims as its territory. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1357823/japan-says-china-ships-spotted-close-disputed-islands
  9. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    Yamanaka retains bantamweight title

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 06:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo WBC bantamweight champion Shinsuke Yamanaka defended his title for a fifth time with a ninth-round knockout of Mexican Alberto Guevara on Sunday in Tokyo. Japanese southpaw Yamanaka hit the challenger with a left hand – dubbed ”God’s left” by his fans – 25 seconds into the ninth round to end the contest, improving his unbeaten record to 20 wins ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1352660/yamanaka-retains-bantamweight-title
  10. Business - Banking & Finance

    Euro gains in Asia on Spain recession exit

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 03:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo The euro responded positively in Asia to news Spain had emerged from recession and speculation over the US Federal Reserve winding down monetary easing The euro rose on Thursday as news that Spain exited recession boosted hopes for the battered euro zone, while the dollar faced headwinds over speculation the Federal Reserve would delay its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1338793/euro-gains-asia-spain-recession-exit

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